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Curried Turkey Tacos Recipe

Curried Turkey Tacos Recipe

In Covington, Kentucky, Peggy Bailey gives a twist to traditional tacos by adding curry powder, black beans and salsa to ground turkey filling. "This is simple, economical and very tasty," she writes.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 pounds ground turkey
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried minced onion
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup salsa
  • 2 teaspoons taco seasoning
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 2 cups (8 ounces) shredded Mexican cheese blend, divided
  • 12 taco shells, warmed
  • Shredded lettuce
  • Sour cream and additional salsa, optional

Directions

  • 1. In a large skillet, cook turkey and onion over medium heat until meat is no longer pink; drain. Stir in the beans, salsa, taco seasoning and curry powder; heat through. Stir in 1 cup cheese.
  • 2. Spoon into taco shells. Sprinkle with remaining cheese; top with lettuce. Serve with sour cream and salsa if desired. Yield: 12 tacos.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 510 calories, 31 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 98 mg cholesterol, 866 mg sodium, 27 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 28 g protein.